Boston University ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND HEARING SCIENCES, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College in Boston, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 9823/H2917 Job Description

The Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate/Full Professor and Chair in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College to begin fall 2018. The faculty appointment includes senior leadership opportunities and significant collaboration with the Dean on strategic initiatives for BU Sargent College.

The Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences is housed at Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and offers undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs. The College consists of nationally ranked graduate programs in health and rehabilitation sciences and is among the national leaders in funded research. Our campus environment is highly collaborative; SLHS and BU faculty have intersecting research interests that span speech and hearing, cognitive psychology, linguistics, and neuroscience. There is an on-site speech, language, hearing center and affiliated clinics at the Boston University Medical Campus. In addition, the Boston area includes many highly regarded medical and educational institutions and offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary work.

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Required Skills

Candidates should demonstrate a strong research background and a successful record of external support for research. Qualifications include: (a) earned doctorate with a funded research program in or related to the communication sciences or disorders (b) enthusiasm for teaching and participation in PhD program activities (c) experience and interest in faculty development and mentoring. This is a full-time, tenured position with a 9-month appointment plus summer overbase pay; academic year requirements include teaching, research, and service. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.


Applications should include a letter of interest explaining the applicant's background and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation. For more information about the position, please contact Prof. Swathi Kiran (, Chair of the Search Committee. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications may be held in confidence until/unless an invitation for an interview is extended.

Application packets should be directed electronically to Ada Kwok at and addressed to:

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Search Committee

BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular